|By Business Wire||
|June 9, 2014 03:09 AM EDT||
For five incredible days, COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2014 showed its clout in shaping the future. COMPUTEX TAIPEI is the place where “ideas” are transformed into products ready for the market. It’s also the top choice for major international brands to announce new products, new technology, and new trends.
COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2014 attracted 38,662 international buyers from 166 countries, an overall 1% growth. (Photo: Business Wire)
Buyers up 15% from China, 22% from UAE, 19% from Philippine!
COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2014 attracted 38,662 international buyers from 166 countries, an overall 1% growth. The top 10 nations by turnout were: China, USA, Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Germany, and Russian Federation. There were notable increases in visitors from China (15% growth from last year), UAE (22% growth) and 19% growth for visitors from Philippine. It is projected that total visitor count for all five days will reach 130,000.
During the show, TAITRA organized 1,840 1-on-1 procurement meetings directly linking buyers with exhibitors. Key buyers included SIEMENS AG, Hisense, Toshiba, MA Laboratories, and Best Buy.
Ideas meet innovations at COMPUTEX TAIPEI
There were over 45 new product announcements held during the show and hundreds and thousands of “ideas” and innovations showcased.
ASUS beams up convergence
With a passion, ASUS has embraced convergence for the ultimate digital life. At COMPUTEX, it launched its Transformer Book V, the world’s first five-mode, three-in-one converged laptop that includes a Windows and Android laptop, tablet and smartphone. Other ASUS stars were the ASUS Fonepad and MeMO Pad Series.
FORD, Transactional Cars & You!
Ford rolled out the future in the form of its Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) communication technology. Its smart V2V tech prevents accidents due to embedded ICT that let cars interact with other cars so drivers can sense through their cars pile-up and traffic jams. FORD also used this show to introduce to Taiwan its Emergency Assistance.
Acer clips on wearables & cloud
Acer launched its Liquid Leap wearable device with Liquid Jade smartphone. It’s "Build your own cloud" (BYOC) service is looking to turn PCs into personal data centers.
Meanwhile . . .
- Microsoft unveiled two new Windows devices
- Intel introduced its first 14-nanometer Broadwell processor especially for tablets.
- Broadcom released its latest processor focused on safety, multi-media and boosted communication capacity.
- MediaTek announced its platform “LinkIt” for wearable devices and internet of things.
- Corning presented the antimicrobial gorilla glass, which is world’s first anti-bacterial glass.
- E-ink showcased its latest 32-inch color e-paper screen.
- MiTAC announced its first wearable solution for health management.
Viewing ICT future thru CPX FORUMS
During the five-day show 120 speeches and forums were held that focused on every facet of ICT. While on stage at the SUMMIT Forum, Stan Shih, founder & president of Acer and M.K. Tsai, CEO of MediaTek, jointly announced their joint endeavors to explore prospects in cloud computing technology and IoT applications.
Nick Parker, Vice President of Microsoft Corporate, announced free Windows license fee for devices smaller than 9 inches at the MICROSOFT FORUM.
Renee James emphasized in her keynote speech at the e21FORUM, “Technology is a journey, not a destination.” The computer industry is not vanishing but integrating into smart phones, tablets, laptops and wearable devices.
COMPUTEX TAIPEI d&i awards beam up next era of ICT
The highly coveted award: the COMPUTEX d&i gold award was presented to 5 companies: GP Acoustics (UK) Ltd. for its X300A Wireless digital Hi-Fi speaker system; Philips for Philips Two-in-One Design, dual 19-inch display; HTC for the HTC Dot View case; Taer Innovation Co., Ltd. for Cylinder, cell phone car holder and Thermaltake Technology Co., Ltd. for Level 10 M Hybrid mouse.
Other winners include ASUSTek, Ace, Sandisk, ADATA, Qualcomm and many more.
A total of 75 winning products were chosen for the awards from 288 product entries. With the growing popularity of the Awards, more than 21,000 visitors enjoyed the COMPUTEX d&i awards pavilions at NANGANG Exhibition Hall during the show.
COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2015 to open next galaxy of innovation!
See a whole new galaxy of innovations only at COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2015 as it unfolds next year from June 2 to June 6.
For further details, check out: www.ComputexTaipei.com.tw
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